Kenalog Side Effects

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  1. link Costigan
    The dent will go away.
    Hello all, I had a kenalog injection and also received the gold ball sized dent in my buttocks. To ease your worries, mine went away on its own after about two years. I saw that someone else posted that theirs had also went away after the same amount - 40% more...
    Costigan- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Kenalog
  2. link Sharke
    Thank you. This makes me feel somewhat better. I am very self conscious of my new large dent. I will exercise patients and not waste time worrying. You have calmed my worry you muchly.
    Sharke- over a year ago
  3. link Jhl3232
    By chance do you have any pictures of your face being before & after? Id really love to see these results from the kenalog injection. Thanks!!
    Jhl3232- over a year ago
  4. link Marilyn_sga
    KENALOG dents
    I am from Houston TX and got the Kenalog shot for seasonal allergies around 7 months ago on my left arm. 2 weeks later I had a nasty dent on that side and also what it looked like little pimples, it hurt for months but now it does not hurt anymore, t - 51% more...
    Marilyn_sga- over a year ago - in Kenalog
  5. link Lea Evans
    Kenalog 40 almost killed me:
    I had a Kenalog 40 injection in my joint on December 20-2011. I went into cardiac arrest, and have had too many symptoms to mention Will I ever get well again? With respect....Lea
    Lea Evans- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Kenalog
  6. link Lea Evans
    Dear Friends: Did any of you develope Meningitis after a Kenalog injection? I know that I had Fungal Meningitis, because I had all of the symptoms. My doctor did not care, and he saw me so very sick with fever, high blood pressure, severe head and ne - 74% more...
    Lea Evans- over a year ago
  7. link Pcmorga
    Kenalog butt cheek, class action suit, better with time, dents, three months
    I to have a huge dent in my right butt cheek. I would be interested in a class action suit. This is ridiculous! It has been about three months since I received the shot. Has anyone noticed their dents getting better with time?
    Pcmorga- over a year ago - 150 Replies - in Kenalog
  8. link Bruce1990
    Bruce- I'm on test 400 I don't think its the stuff I injected in my left cheek and ached for 4 days just uncomftable then last wednesday had anuva in the right cheek and since then its painful can't put weight on to it can't walk proply when I sit do - 17% more...
    Bruce1990- over a year ago
  9. link Loveothers
    Can anyone confirm that there is a class action going forward? I am interested in joining. Found a large indentation on my left buttock yesterday, 3.5 months post injection. Had a dose of kenalog administered July 3, 2012 to alleviate symptoms result - 74% more...
    Loveothers- over a year ago
  10. link Cat3883
    Kenalog kenalog shot, medication, rash
    My mother was given a kenalog shot in her hip about 3 weeks ago. A few days after she started itching all over her body. She has no rash and the itching seems to be deep in her skin. Could this be a side effect from this medicine or do you think some - 31% more...
    Cat3883- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Kenalog
  11. link Terrible Kenalog
    Same deep itching sensation here as well after Kenalog spine injections. No rash and the itching is very deep, definitely not on the surface of my skin, and all over my body. It's absolutely crazy making and most acute in hands and feet. Last injecti - 16% more...
    Terrible Kenalog- over a year ago
  12. link Llcush
    Kenalog drs office, sinus infection, mood changes, dimple, 9 months
    ****KENALOG CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT**** Need a list of people that want to join Kenalog class action lawsuit A.S.A.P Please email me with name,state and all side effects. Include if you were treated for the side effects from a Doctor and/or hospitalized - 4% more...
    Llcush- over a year ago - 168 Replies - in Kenalog
  13. link Annettego
    @missbeans Other than the 800 number, I do have an email address for the FDA. It is
    Annettego- over a year ago
  14. link Annettego
    @kenalogneveragain thank you I have reported the drug. Everyone else please please report directly to manufacturer and FDA so we can do something to stop other people from receiving this drug!
    Annettego- over a year ago
  15. link Loveothers
    Can anyone confirm that there is a class action going forward? I am interested in joining. Found a large indentation on my left buttock yesterday, 3.5 months post injection. Had a dose of kenalog administered July 3, 2012 to alleviate symptoms result - 74% more...
    Loveothers- over a year ago
  16. link Missbeans
    It's been a year, now and we have been tol by specialists who are at the top of their field of work that it's irreversible. kenalog injected into the epidural space can cause massive blood pressure disruption, and apparently this is what has caused t - 81% more...
    Missbeans- over a year ago
  17. link Missbeans
    We are unable to use that number from the united kingdom. I am going to try to call BMP directly. If anyone knows of a number we can call from uk/europe please let me know, thank you.
    Missbeans- over a year ago
  18. link Kenalogneveragain
    @Annettego: I filed a report of my horrendous adverse reaction to Kenalog to both the FDA and the manufacturer Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS is required to inform the FDA of all reports). To report by phone, FDA: 1-800-FDA-1088 and BMS: 800-332-2056. I a - 62% more...
    Kenalogneveragain- over a year ago
  19. link Kenalogneveragain
    @Annettego and others suffering from a corticosteroid indentation: find paper titled "Treatment of Local, Persistent Cutaneous Atrophy Following Corticosteroid Injection with Normal Saline Infiltration" and bring to a good surgical dermatol - 60% more...
    Kenalogneveragain- over a year ago
  20. link Jnallen99
    I have a half dollar sized, purple indentation on my left upper buttocks. I had two Kenalog shots this past summer for an unknown rash. I do not have anything on the right buttock, as of yet. But this is horrible! Had I known that this could've happe - 37% more...
    Jnallen99- over a year ago
  21. link Annettego
    I have an indentation from an injection from 3 months ago. Please contact me at
    Annettego- over a year ago
  22. link Hommerr
    kenalog shot in knee 4 weeks ago and 1 week ago very ill
    i recieved a kenalog shot in my knee 4 weeks ago my blood pressure went up and my mind was affected crying crying crying now 3 weeks later 1 week ago tomorrow i had another kenalog half the dosage due to evcruiciating knee pain the night i got it i c - 61% more...
    Hommerr- over a year ago - in Kenalog
  23. link Skimordiegirl
    how to fix the dent
    I had a dent form about 3 to 6 months after my series of kenalog injections for migraines. My hair fell out and I had a golf ball sized dent in my head..... you could touch my skull!! I found a study online where they injected saline into these spots - 72% more...
    Skimordiegirl- over a year ago - in Kenalog
  24. link Pahoral
    Kenalog butt cheek, steroid injection, disfigurement, indentation, tonsils
    I had the same steroid injection for tonsillitis this past January in both cheeks. I now too have noticed a large indentation in my right butt cheek. I was never informed of this possible side effect either. I would definitely be interested in pursui - 39% more...
    Pahoral- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Kenalog
  25. link Really Upset
    I also received a kenalog injection to both hips august 2012 and within 3 days my glutes were gone and I have small dents in both sides I also am suffering from weakness in my legs and pain in joints etc. its not only disfigureing but causeing other - 86% more...
    Really Upset- over a year ago
  26. link Sb
    Kenalog flare ups, cause osteoporosis, topical medication, supposedly, eczema
    I have been revceiving injections in my right buttocks for eczema the past 1.5 years (every 6 weeks). Since I started this, my menstrual cycle has been irregular. It would come for 1 week, stop for 1 week, then come back for 2 weeks. For the past wee - 69% more...
    Sb- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Kenalog
  27. link Sb
    I have stopped the injections since the incident with the leg pain. My menstrual cycle is regular and I do not have any odd pains. I hope you all find some pain relief other than this steroid.
    Sb- over a year ago
  28. link Lea Evans
    I am having a KENALOG40 FLARE, and it was caused by Acupuncture. My B/P went so high, and the doctor told me that I was at a severe risk of having a stroke or a Pulmonary Embolism. The doctor kept me until my B/P dropped, and warned me that if this s - 57% more...
    Lea Evans- over a year ago
  29. link Kenalogsufferer1

    Lea and others, If you google "kenalogneveragain" you'll find a wordpress website devoted to the topic of kenalog adverse reactions (I've posted). You might find some useful information and you'll meet a group of supportive people who are s - 15% more...
    Kenalogsufferer1- over a year ago - in Kenalog
  30. link Aaldridg
    Kenalog cortisol levels, torn labrum, acth levels, facial hair, kenalog 40
    Kenalog 40% 2cc in shoulder. Depressed pituitary/adrenal function- cortisol levels went to nonexistent. ACTH levels non-existent. Neither adrenal nor pituitary funtioning- had to take small dose of prednisone (2 mg) for ten days to keep from going in - 82% more...
    Aaldridg- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Kenalog
  31. link Lauriegael207
    I had my left adrenal removed in 2010 after a YEAR of testing for the outcome/diagnosis to be Cushing's disease.....facial hair, moon face, humpback, hair loss, weak and fatigued. They removed a tumor on the gland. I took Cortef until summer of 2011 - 75% more...
    Lauriegael207- over a year ago
  32. link Ngwe Nyunt
    I myself is a doctor, got the same problem
    I am a General Practitioner, when I got my both shoulder pain due to tendonitis, I have been seen by my friend specialist orthopaedic surgeon and he gave me this Kenalog injections to both shoulder joints, as I was so busy, i even requested 2 shots a - 62% more...
    Ngwe Nyunt- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Kenalog
  33. link Steroidnightmare2
    Epidural steroid injections linked to meningitis: [link removed]
    Steroidnightmare2- over a year ago
  34. link Gbeyer
    Yes. Issues with kenalog
    I received my first shot a few years ago as I have chronic sinusitis brought on by allergies and they said the kenalog shot would help. Almost immediately I started having problems with my period, abdominal cramping and the such. I went to my doctors - 78% more...
    Gbeyer- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Kenalog
  35. link Renad
    Kenalog is the only steroid I can use. I do get severe cramping for a week after the epidural including such severe cramps in my feet that I actually cannot straighten out my feet to get out of bed to run to the bathroom in the middle of the night fo - 81% more...
    Renad- over a year ago